General Ledger Accountant with Italian

Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
General Ledger Accountant with Italian

Job Description:

Your team is based in our office in Harlow. There are 6 excellent Accountants and Finance Manager, who is leading the team. They are taking care of our business based in Italy and Spain. You might expect a great atmosphere but also a lot of challenges, especially at the end of the month/ quarter/ year - but if you are already working as an Accountant, you probably know what we mean!


As a General Ledger Accountant, you will be involved in General Ledger controlling and reporting, compliance, tax, statutory, and multiple general accounting and reporting activities, along with a range of other financial reconciliation and control tasks as required within the team.
  • Control and manage the accuracy of General Ledger for the assigned Arrow companies.
  • Complete all relevant month-end financial close procedures including necessary accruals and prepayments activities.
  • Prepare and be responsible for all necessary internal reporting required within Europe and to US head office.
  • Facilities and restructuring accounting and control.
  • Carry out relevant Sarbanes Oxley controls.
  • Hedging and Revaluation.
  • Headcount reporting, control and forecasting support.
  • Statutory accounting and corporation tax work.
  • Statutory/Corporate reconciliations and European consolidation.
  • Control and prepare VAT, Intrastat and Sales List Reporting, submission of Vat Returns and related compliance.
  • Support and be involved with all audit work.
  • Manage the fixed asset register and all relevant accounting, liaising with the accounts payable clerks and other business areas where required.
  • Prepare any necessary variance analysis for all the above.
  • Support other accountants within the team on a variety of tasks in order to meet the total needs of the finance department.
  • Involvement with developing new/efficient processes/procedures within the accounting team.
  • Provide support and assistance to the Accounting Manager on projects and ad-hoc tasks.
  • Manage other staff where appropriate.

  • You've got experience with Italian GAAP/ UK GAAP.
  • You've got fluent English and Italian language skills.
  • You've got a good knowledge of general accounting and reporting processes.
  • You've got experience with making an accrual, prepaid, European VAT, balance sheet reconciliation.
  • You've got advanced Excel and data manipulation skills.
  • You are a results-driven person.
  • You can work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • You've got the ability to prioritize your tasks.

  • You've got Oracle knowledge.
  • You are part or fully qualified (CIMA, ACCA).
  • You've got experience with Italian accounting.
  • You know any other European language, eg. Spanish, French etc.

  • This is a full-time position.
  • Working hours: Mon-Fri 8.30-5.00 with 1h for lunch/ Mon-Fri 9.00-5.30 with 1h for lunch.
  • Permanent contract with 6 months probation period.
  • AON Plus benefit - the service offers a whole range of discounts and deals from leading brands and local retailers.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Tastecard Membership.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

Our story:

As Arrow Global Components (AGC), a part of Arrow Electronics, we are a leader in distribution and value-added services related to electronic components. We resell, customize, and distribute electronic components to our clients all over the world. Our business is based on a trusted, long-lasting net of relationships with industry leaders, both on the supplier and customer side.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race,color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

UK-Harlow, United Kingdom (Kao Park Hockham Way)

Time Type:
Full time

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